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  1. My Story

    Started by idavidi, November 14, 2018 2:40 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,312
    November 22, 2018, 12:40 AM Go to last post
  2. 95 days sober - what finally worked for me

    Started by Wintercat, June 6, 2018 2:21 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 4,250
    November 13, 2018, 7:07 PM Go to last post
  3. Smile Two Years Sober

    Started by Amelialinea, November 12, 2018 10:04 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 240
    November 12, 2018, 10:04 AM Go to last post
  4. Skipped the bottle of wine today

    Started by 1Free1, June 23, 2016 6:27 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 57
    • Views: 29,128
    November 8, 2018, 10:30 AM Go to last post
  5. Cigarette-free

    Started by Morti13, October 6, 2018 8:25 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 842
    November 6, 2018, 9:58 AM Go to last post
  6. One small step for me, one giant step for my recovery

    Started by mhkc, October 30, 2018 4:10 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 362
    October 31, 2018, 8:10 PM Go to last post
  7. Cool 5+ years - Thank you SMART

    Started by kale, December 16, 2017 6:46 PM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 3,723
    October 29, 2018, 8:44 PM Go to last post
  8. Three years today

    Started by LunaCrist, September 23, 2018 3:53 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,135
    October 26, 2018, 4:43 AM Go to last post
  9. My Good bye Letter

    Started by Peg1960, December 14, 2015 10:54 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 43
    • Views: 85,784
    September 16, 2018, 11:57 PM Go to last post
  10. 6 months clean and serene

    Started by Rahale74, September 4, 2018 4:14 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,543
    September 14, 2018, 9:24 AM Go to last post
  11. 33 Years Today!

    Started by JvB, January 23, 2017 10:42 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 50
    • Views: 23,027
    September 3, 2018, 2:41 PM Go to last post
  12. Well, I made it.

    Started by LunaCrist, September 25, 2016 2:55 PM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 14,446
    August 16, 2018, 2:58 AM Go to last post
  13. 5 Years Clean

    Started by jwg54, June 26, 2016 11:38 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 5,653
    August 16, 2018, 2:51 AM Go to last post
  14. Talking 1096 Days Abstinent From My DOC

    Started by SleeplessInSeattle, April 6, 2018 3:38 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,642
    August 16, 2018, 2:49 AM Go to last post
  15. One Year sober today!!

    Started by JCBUSA, July 24, 2018 5:42 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,101
    August 16, 2018, 2:47 AM Go to last post
  16. Thumbs up Over 100 days sober!

    Started by Mike_sill, April 25, 2018 9:01 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,636
    August 16, 2018, 2:46 AM Go to last post
  17. 5 Years

    Started by lynn50, August 10, 2018 4:02 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 950
    August 16, 2018, 2:45 AM Go to last post
  18. Coming back after relapse

    Started by RDMurphy, June 22, 2018 12:04 PM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 3,597
    August 11, 2018, 12:55 AM Go to last post
  19. Two Years

    Started by Rich_T, August 2, 2018 3:11 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 766
    August 5, 2018, 2:18 PM Go to last post
  20. 5+ years sober

    Started by chark, April 17, 2018 7:56 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,645
    July 24, 2018, 10:06 PM Go to last post
  21. SMART Recovery Has Empowered My Sobriety

    Started by KPBond, July 9, 2018 2:01 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 918
    July 9, 2018, 9:24 PM Go to last post
  22. Celebrating year one

    Started by MylesPS, May 14, 2018 9:53 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,795
    July 8, 2018, 12:55 AM Go to last post
  23. Sober Time

    Started by lynn50, June 30, 2018 12:30 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,094
    July 4, 2018, 10:01 PM Go to last post
  24. Talking Six months off marijuana

    Started by Jeffahag, August 6, 2015 4:41 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 10,284
    June 1, 2018, 9:32 AM Go to last post
  25. 2nd Anniversary

    Started by RebornMe, May 15, 2018 11:56 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 971
    May 29, 2018, 2:29 AM Go to last post
  26. Two Years Sober

    Started by JoanofArc, May 9, 2018 11:14 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,255
    May 28, 2018, 2:44 AM Go to last post
  27. 1 year as an On Line SMART facilitator...

    Started by RebornMe, May 21, 2018 8:58 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,193
    May 23, 2018, 12:26 AM Go to last post
  28. "I'm a Champion for Choice! because......

    Started by momrox, November 7, 2016 9:52 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 3,222
    May 18, 2018, 10:00 PM Go to last post
  29. 3 Years Sober Today

    Started by jwg54, December 8, 2017 2:15 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,233
    April 22, 2018, 9:02 PM Go to last post
  30. Saturday Morning Inspiration

    Started by Just_Jim, March 1, 2014 10:31 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 13,545
    April 13, 2018, 3:50 AM Go to last post
  31. 6 months sober

    Started by mercarmya, March 12, 2018 12:14 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,074
    April 9, 2018, 4:41 AM Go to last post
  32. Wink Two Years Siober... Yes, YES!

    Started by SleeplessInSeattle, April 16, 2017 8:47 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 4,612
    April 8, 2018, 10:21 PM Go to last post
  33. Eight years sober with the help of SMART

    Started by NoTrumpAce, August 26, 2016 2:28 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 9,134
    April 3, 2018, 12:35 AM Go to last post
  34. Sober 1 Year on January 2, 2018

    Started by EliseC1, December 30, 2017 12:51 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,993
    April 3, 2018, 12:26 AM Go to last post
  35. Small but impactful victory on the way!

    Started by gudetama, March 30, 2018 1:36 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 778
    March 30, 2018, 1:36 PM Go to last post
  36. Unexpected Benefits of Being Sober

    Started by HeidiM, July 30, 2017 8:43 AM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 11,748
    March 11, 2018, 5:08 PM Go to last post
  37. Leaf has 4 years!...wait what?

    Started by leaf, December 15, 2016 8:29 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 11,907
    March 9, 2018, 12:03 PM Go to last post
  38. 15 months and feeling great!!

    Started by Mgolden995, March 3, 2018 8:21 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,091
    March 7, 2018, 12:43 PM Go to last post
  39. A sober life is a better life

    Started by NoTrumpAce, October 25, 2017 12:25 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 6,914
    January 31, 2018, 8:50 PM Go to last post
  40. 34 Years

    Started by JvB, January 23, 2018 7:39 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 7,479
    January 25, 2018, 11:46 AM Go to last post
  41. My Journey to SERENITY!

    Started by Supax, November 22, 2017 10:28 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,291
    January 14, 2018, 7:06 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,649
    January 8, 2018, 7:47 PM Go to last post
  42. Today I celebrate 4 Years!

    Started by Peg1960, December 18, 2017 10:38 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,537
    December 22, 2017, 2:31 AM Go to last post
  43. Smile 3 YEARS! Thank You

    Started by GHR, November 30, 2017 11:02 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 3,381
    December 14, 2017, 6:06 PM Go to last post
  44. 30 day mark.....bittersweet

    Started by Dlennon120, November 5, 2017 1:06 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,378
    November 8, 2017, 7:33 PM Go to last post
  45. First real test: passed!

    Started by BeingPresent, September 14, 2017 8:54 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 4,819
    November 6, 2017, 10:16 PM Go to last post
  46. 4 Years

    Started by lynn50, August 8, 2017 7:44 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 5,740
    October 26, 2017, 9:49 AM Go to last post
  47. Two Years getting SMART

    Started by LobsterTank, July 15, 2017 3:08 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 40
    • Views: 13,384
    October 4, 2017, 6:58 AM Go to last post
  48. Health: HOV. Heirarchy Of Values.

    Started by komoto, February 19, 2017 4:46 AM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 6,469
    September 26, 2017, 1:44 PM Go to last post
  49. Three years!!! Yes!!!

    Started by Peg1960, December 18, 2016 10:15 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 5,716
    September 26, 2017, 1:39 PM Go to last post
  50. Good Changes

    Started by seaves83, July 18, 2017 4:59 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,479
    July 18, 2017, 10:02 PM Go to last post
  51. small victory

    Started by empowered67, December 11, 2016 6:22 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 3,297
    July 8, 2017, 9:28 AM Go to last post
  52. New Year Gift

    Started by scubatiki, December 29, 2016 6:52 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,635
    July 8, 2017, 9:27 AM Go to last post
  53. 2 weeks

    Started by JAR526, February 21, 2017 11:18 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 5,113
    July 8, 2017, 9:22 AM Go to last post
  54. Thank You SMART Recovery -

    Started by JJWil18, March 19, 2017 7:53 AM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 13,071
    July 8, 2017, 9:15 AM Go to last post
  55. thank you

    Started by jackroush16, July 7, 2017 3:10 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,325
    July 8, 2017, 9:14 AM Go to last post
  56. Still sober 1 year

    Started by jackroush16, June 17, 2017 4:12 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 3,148
    July 4, 2017, 10:30 PM Go to last post
  57. 15 Years

    Started by lynn50, June 30, 2017 10:40 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,821
    July 4, 2017, 10:28 PM Go to last post
  58. Congratulations

    Started by Im_Up_and_Down, July 4, 2017 3:13 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,101
    July 4, 2017, 3:13 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 7,201
    June 1, 2017, 12:19 AM Go to last post
  59. Thumbs up Improving the Peaceful Quality of Life

    Started by soberbmj6911, April 27, 2017 3:23 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,548
    May 9, 2017, 5:24 PM Go to last post
  60. Made It! One Year

    Started by n_g, November 27, 2015 7:07 PM
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 18,899
    April 22, 2017, 5:00 PM Go to last post
  61. Really Happy About These Successes...

    Started by Amelialinea, March 11, 2017 9:22 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,756
    April 7, 2017, 3:10 PM Go to last post
  62. Smile Success can be yours.

    Started by NickiMarie, January 26, 2017 10:44 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 4,207
    February 27, 2017, 8:48 AM Go to last post
  63. So Close to the Cigar

    Started by trickie, February 5, 2017 11:57 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,452
    February 6, 2017, 9:49 AM Go to last post
  64. Lightbulb Changed my life!

    Started by jonpc, August 18, 2016 11:39 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 4,355
    January 25, 2017, 7:36 PM Go to last post
  65. Cool A word of thanks and encouragement.

    Started by QCGuy, January 1, 2017 3:51 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,992
    January 9, 2017, 7:48 PM Go to last post
  66. Even when my mother died

    Started by Gentoo, October 29, 2016 3:26 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 11,076
    December 14, 2016, 2:03 PM Go to last post
  67. Following My Change Plan at Six Months Sober!

    Started by JoanofArc, November 6, 2016 6:26 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,567
    November 6, 2016, 7:40 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 3,152
    October 17, 2016, 2:50 PM Go to last post
  68. THREE years!

    Started by melliemoo, July 8, 2016 9:56 AM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 12,627
    September 15, 2016, 9:07 AM Go to last post
  69. 1000 Days!I

    Started by Peg1960, September 12, 2016 10:56 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 5,889
    September 15, 2016, 8:32 AM Go to last post
  70. I was addicted to rage

    Started by Awely, August 18, 2016 9:27 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 5,500
    August 26, 2016, 5:36 PM Go to last post
  71. 6 Months Sober

    Started by MIMI79, May 27, 2016 6:52 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 14,795
    August 9, 2016, 10:54 PM Go to last post
  72. Smile Celebrating Ten Years Clean and Sober

    Started by Questor7, August 4, 2015 12:38 PM
    • Replies: 37
    • Views: 45,877
    August 9, 2016, 3:53 PM Go to last post
  73. 364 days into getting SMART

    Started by LobsterTank, July 14, 2016 9:36 PM
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 16,168
    August 8, 2016, 8:00 AM Go to last post
  74. Pretty Good For Me

    Started by Delete, August 2, 2016 4:01 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,912
    August 3, 2016, 4:08 PM Go to last post
  75. do small success count?

    Started by MasterSkywalker, November 13, 2014 1:39 PM
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 18,906
    June 24, 2016, 10:36 AM Go to last post
  76. Love The Freedom

    Started by komoto, May 27, 2016 10:18 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 5,150
    June 24, 2016, 10:30 AM Go to last post
  77. 3 years sober

    Started by Hapuna, June 20, 2016 12:59 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,188
    June 21, 2016, 1:17 PM Go to last post
  78. Self Management

    Started by leo4068, March 27, 2016 10:17 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 7,911
    June 8, 2016, 7:27 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 8,313
    May 17, 2016, 10:16 AM Go to last post
  79. Two years sober and my 1 year SMART anniversary

    Started by jeff_kyle, May 10, 2014 2:31 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 14,107
    May 17, 2016, 10:15 AM Go to last post
  80. Hi! Gentoo is alive and kicking!

    Started by Gentoo, March 13, 2016 2:54 PM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 17,140
    May 12, 2016, 7:28 PM Go to last post
  81. New Day

    Started by Concha, May 4, 2016 8:33 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 6,205
    May 4, 2016, 9:56 AM Go to last post
  82. I never made it this far, until now.

    Started by sassy0ne, March 24, 2016 8:16 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 9,241
    April 17, 2016, 1:44 PM Go to last post
  83. Smile Was it my Aha moment?

    Started by Peg1960, March 21, 2016 9:18 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 5,360
    March 23, 2016, 2:52 PM Go to last post
  84. Smile 1 Year fast/slow

    Started by komoto, May 27, 2015 9:53 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 10,358
    March 13, 2016, 3:29 PM Go to last post
  85. Taking Stock

    Started by Kendoo97, December 20, 2015 9:47 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 7,779
    March 12, 2016, 8:04 AM Go to last post

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